Third Period Drought Drops Men's Lacrosse 7-6
|G: Mike Dattolo - 3||G: Ryan Kissner - 3|
|A: Mikey O'Neal - 2||A: Maxx Aiken - 1|
|Sv: Adam Hatchard - 16||Sv: Mitchell Kanowicz - 11|
|GB: Juan Contreras - 8||GB: James Furlow - 5|
|Face Offs Won||11||5|
The Greensboro College men's lacrosse team (3-6 overall) was outscored 3-0 in the third period as Otterbein (4-2 overall) rallied for a 7-6 win.
Kissner found net twice to open the second half and push the lead to 5-1 with 2:34 to go in the half. The Cardinals rallied, scoring with 2:12 and 35 seconds left to pull to within 5-3 at half.
Otterbein took control with three goals in the third to grab a 6-5 advantage heading into the final frame. The Cardinals extended the margin to 7-5 with a goal at the 10:16 mark in the fourth.
McNamara drew The Pride back to striking distance with a score with 2:29 remaining. That was as close as Greensboro would get, as Otterbein ran out the final seconds for the 7-6 victory.
The Pride outshot the Cardinals 36-30 and forced 29 turnovers on the day. Otterbein, however, won 11 of 16 faceoffs and picked up 53 ground balls compared to 29 for Greensboro.
Kissner tied for a game high three goals with McNamara adding two. Maxx Aiken provided the lone assist for The Pride. James Furlow picked up a team high five ground balls, while Jaeger Carlyle forced a team best three turnovers. Wyatt Clay, Tracey Armstrong, Grant Jeffries and Kyle Hughes each forced two turnovers apiece.
Greensboro will look to rebound on Saturday with a home date against Whittier. Game time is set for 12 p.m. on Pride Field.